Terra Sponsors 2015 Building Opportunities

Terra is a Pillar sponsor and Simon Davie is a speaker for the Social Purpose Real Estate 2015 Building Opportunities Conference "Connecting Possibilities".

Conference Dates:     June 1 - 3, 2015

Location:                     Sheraton Wall Centre Hotel, Vancouver, British Columbia

Website:                      www.buildingopportunities2015.org

This exciting international conference is all about social purpose real estate: from community hubs and mission-minded co-working spaces to art centres, health clinics, social housing and family service centres.

Simon Davie, Terra principal, will be a panelist at the "Identify and Manage Risk and Reward in Social Purpose Real Estate" session on Tuesday June 2nd at 2:00.

Sessions will be offered in six tracks

  • Funding & Finance
  • ChangeLab
  • How-To for Shared Spaces
  • How-To for Social Purpose Real Estate
  • Land Use
  • Showcase of Model Projects

Boot Camps will offer fast paced overviews: introduction to shared space & services and bringing your social enterprise business plan to life.

Walking Tour - Monday June 1st at 1:30 - "Downtown Walking Tour: Keeping Community Facilities in Our Urban Cores".  This tour will highlight Terra projects Vancouver Native Housing Society's innovative Skwachays Healing Lodge and the Woodwards redevelopment including Affordable Housing Societies' One Twenty West.